Obesity Number One Killer – My Goal for this Year is to lose 10% of my Weight – January 7, 2010

Obesity Number One Killer – My Goal for this Year is to lose 10% of my Weight – January 7, 2010

Obesity is an epidemic.  Many reasons; mostly excuses.   Too much work.  Too much time on the computer.  Horrible gyms that charge too much. Not feeling comfortable around skinny sweaty fit people that make faces, and whisper snide comments. Frightening small children. The reasons go on, but in the end who really suffers?    I […]

Eastern Ontario Training Board “Learning Garden” created. Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Denis Thibault – MPP Jim Brownell – January 7, 2010 Markus Noé & Staff

Eastern Ontario Training Board “Learning Garden” created.   Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Denis Thibault – MPP Jim Brownell – January 7, 2010 Markus Noé & Staff

The Starbright Resource Center located across the street from city hall welcomed MPP Jim Brownell yesterday. Brownell was there with other local dignitaries Dennis Thibault and Councilor Bernadette Clement to announce funding for two new programs. The Eastern Ontario Training Board has received $44,954 that will be used to develop a program called the “Learning […]

Proroguing of Parliament Poll – Cast your vote – Cornwall Ontario – January 7, 2010

Proroguing of Parliament Poll – Cast your vote – Cornwall Ontario – January 7, 2010

Proroguing of Parliament.  Take our poll and share what you think by posting your comment.   Most of you who read this of course know by now that Stephen Harper and the Minority Conservative government of Canada have prorogued Parliament for the second time in their mandate. Many Canadians are quite upset by this; then again […]

GM Adding 800+ Jobs to Oshawa by 2012 2013 – January 7, 2009

GM Adding 800+ Jobs to Oshawa by 2012 2013 – January 7, 2009

GM plans to upgrade or replace the Impala at their facility in Oshawa Ontario which means around 1000 news jobs for the Ontario Economy. LINK “A senior official for the Canadian Auto Workers said later the addition of those vehicles should generate between 750 and 1,000 jobs in an extra shift at GM’s Oshawa complex. […]

Stephen Harper to Tighten Canada’s Belt in New Budget – Fighting Deficits Priority – January 7, 2010

Stephen Harper to Tighten Canada’s Belt in New Budget – Fighting Deficits Priority – January 7, 2010

Stephen Harper doesn’t sound like a PM that wants an election anytime soon.   He’s talking about the budget due after his prorogation of parliament and governing the country with his minority government intact. LINK “I have no desire to have a spring election and I don’t think anybody does. I certainly don’t think the […]

Google Rolls out NEXUS ONE – Just not here in Canada yet! January 6, 2010

Google Rolls out NEXUS ONE – Just not here in Canada yet! January 6, 2010

Google is a very smart company.   The convergence of Cell phones and Note book computers is quickly running up.   Today more and more people are using their phones for many of the things they’d do on their computer. Now there are Net Books which like like mini notebooks and are not much bigger […]

Canada’s Conservative Created Structural Deficit Growing – Budget Officer Kevin Page – January 6, 2010

Canada’s Conservative Created Structural Deficit Growing – Budget Officer Kevin Page – January 6, 2010

Even though Stephen Harper and his team are taking some time off from the jobs during their prorogation of Parliament, Budgetary Officer Kevin Page isn’t. He’s about to deliver a report showing some devastating news regarding the Structural Deficit created by the lowering and of the GST and other factors. L I N K “Canada […]

Project Paradigm Captures some Marihuana on Executed Warrants – South Dundas Major Pot Bust – January 5, 2010

Project Paradigm Captures some Marihuana on Executed Warrants – South Dundas Major Pot Bust – January 5, 2010

PROJECT “PARADIGM” IS A DRUG ENFORCEMENT TEAM COMPRISED OF OFFICERS FROM THE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE DRUG ENFORCEMENT SECTION OTTAWA UNIT AND EASTERN REGION ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE DETACHMENTS AND CORNWALL COMMUNITY POLICE SERVICE WARRANT EXECUTED (South Dundas) – On 29Dec09, at approximately 12:30pm, Project “Paradigm” members, assisted by SD&G OPP officers, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance […]

RCMP Cigarette Busts of the Week – January 5, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

RCMP Cigarette Busts of the Week – January 5, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Here are the latest Illegal Cigarette busts of the week from Sgt. Michael Harvey of the local RCMP. The following details are a summary of the contraband tobacco seizures made by the Cornwall RCMP Detachment from December 17th, 2009 to January 4th, 2010. The seizures took place in Cornwall and South Glengarry and the RCMP assisted officers from Canada […]

Shooting the Dream – “For Ellen” Feature Film to be Shot in Massena NY – Cornwall native Jen E Gatien Producing – January 5, 2010

Shooting the Dream – “For Ellen” Feature Film to be Shot in Massena NY – Cornwall native Jen E Gatien Producing – January 5, 2010

Jen Gatien may have started in Cornwall Ontario, but she’s busy as a film producer and will be shooting “For Ellen” in Massena NY this month. L I N K “For Ellen,” was written and is being directed by So Yong Kim, who is co-producing the film with her husband, Bradley Rust Gray, and Cornwall, […]

Your Quick Hits for Monday January 4, 2010

Your Quick Hits for Monday January 4, 2010

Here are your Quick Hits for Monday January 4, 2010 Icelander’s Fighting Foreign Bank Payout for Collapsed Bank Dead Ants Found in Toronto McDonald’s Breakfast Burrito Storm Partially Collapses Cornwall Ontario Soccer Dome Unregistered Toronto College Fined Would you Pay $18.95 for a Bottle of Beer at the LCBO? “David Cacciottolo, who runs the LCBO’s […]

Cornwall and Toronto Share many of the Same Municipal Election Issues – January 4, 2010

Cornwall and Toronto Share many of the Same Municipal Election Issues – January 4, 2010

We’re both Waterfront cities.  We both have diverse multicultural communities with all the challenges and benefits that it brings. Budget shortfall issues plague both cities. Transportation is a big issue too. Expansion of the airport and the new low level bridge have the potential to turn Cornwall into a BOOM town if done right and […]

Episode 3 of Cooking with Kretz – Beau’s Brew Brined Pork Chops with Guest Tom Manley of Homestead Organics – January 4, 2010

Episode 3 of Cooking with Kretz – Beau’s Brew Brined Pork Chops with Guest Tom Manley of Homestead Organics – January 4, 2010

Episode four of our series “Cooking with Kretz” The 100 Mile Cuisine of SD&SG  County in Ontario Canada was full of challenges for Chef Shawn Kretz. He brined his organic local Pork in some Beau’s Brew Beer which is bottled in Vankleek Hill Ontario. The dish also had a corn meal polenta, roasted local root […]

Cairnview Estates – Waterfront and View lots for Sale – Lancaster Ontario – January 3, 2010 JOE GUNN Royal LePage Performance Realty

Cairnview Estates – Waterfront and View lots for Sale – Lancaster Ontario – January 3, 2010 JOE GUNN Royal LePage Performance Realty

Joe Gunn of Royal LePage Performance Realty is proud to offer Phase 1& 2 of Cairnview Estates located in Lancaster Ontario. Each lot is fully serviced offering municipal water, sewer, gas, cable, and high-speed internet service. Phase 1 & 2 are now available. Lancaster Ontario is less than 45 minutes from the West Island of […]

“If I Run It Will be to Win” Mark MacDonald on Running for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario – January 3, 2009

“If I Run It Will be to Win” Mark MacDonald on Running for Mayor of Cornwall Ontario – January 3, 2009

Cornwall City Councilor Mark MacDonald denies rumors of his run for mayor of Cornwall Ontario. I spoke with Councilor MacDonald Saturday morning about the city and things political as well as his journey to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics where he’s volunteering. Mark will be at the main venue, BC Place for the opening […]